Visitation6:00 - 9:00 PM Friday, November 2, 2012 at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson and one hour prior to the service Saturday at church
Funeral Services4:00 PM Saturday, November 3, 2012 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hudson
DuWayne Earl Davisson, age 61, of Hudson, WI, formerly of St. Paul, MN passed away on October 30, 2012 at his residence surrounded by his family. DuWayne was born on February 14, 1951 in Northfield, MN to Eugene Roscoe and Rosella E. (Lauer) Davisson. He grew up in Randolph with his sister, Linda, and attended Randolph Schools. Upon his graduation, he attended St. Paul Technical College. He then started his 38 year career with the University of Minnesota, during this time he also served many roles for the Teamsters Union – Local 320. On November 6, 1976, he married Sarah Marie Fida at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in St. Paul, MN. Together, they raised four children: Keith, Kevin, Haley, and Nicole.
Following his retirement in 2007, DuWayne enjoyed fishing, going to the lake, helping others with projects, spending time with his family, friends, and pet Shih Tzu’s, Nina and Gizmo. DuWayne had an extremely generous heart and always put others first. He cherished his family and friends and showed his love and care in everything he did.
He is preceded in death by his father, Eugene. DuWayne is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Sarah; children, Keith (Sharon) Davisson of Ringle, WI, Kevin (Tammy) Davisson of Wausau, WI, Haley Santella of River Falls, WI, and Nicole (Tony) Spalding of Vandais Heights, MN; grandchildren, Michael, Sam, Jack, Mia and Aidan; step-grandchildren, Makaela, Robby & Reagan; mother, Rosella Davisson of Randolph, MN; sister, Linda (Bernard) Perry of Randolph, MN; father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Lois Fida of St. Paul, MN; along with brother-in-laws, sister-in-laws, nephews, extended family, and loving friends.
A funeral service for DuWayne will be held at 4:00 PM Saturday, November 3, 2012 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1205 Sixth St., Hudson with Pastor Tim Booth officiating. A visitation will be held 6:00 – 9:00 PM Friday, November 2, 2012 at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson and one hour prior to the service Saturday at church. Interment will take place at a later date. A special thanks to the Central Team at Adoray Home Health & Hospice for their loving care and support.
Services are entrusted to the O’Connell Funeral Home of Hudson. (715) 386-3725. www.oconnellfuneralhomes.com